Donald Edward Caughron, 80, of Granite City passed away on Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014 at his home.
He was born Sept. 24, 1934, in St. Louis, the son to the late Edward and Ilene (nee Long) Caughron.
Donald married Gitta Fleck on Feb. 9, 1957, in Stuttgart, Germany.
Donald retired from Den’s Hardware Store in Granite City, where he was owner for more than 20 years.
Besides his wife of 57 years, Donald is survived by two sons, Gary Caughron and Donnie Caughron, both of Granite City; two sisters, Joyce Rhodes of Wynberg, Tenn., and Carol Mattig of Memphis, Tenn.; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Donald was preceded in death by one son, Danny Caughron; and one brother, Gary Richard Caughron.
A memorial visitation will be held from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014, at Wojstrom Funeral Home in Granite City with burial at a later date.
Online guestbook and obituary available at www.wojstrom.com.